Yangchuanosaurus

Yangchuano-saurus

Pronunciation:
yang-choo-AHN-oh-SORE-us
Name meaning:
'Yangchuan lizard'
Yangchuanosaurus
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
10.0m
Diet:
carnivorous carnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Jurassic, 160-144 million years ago
Found in:
China

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Carnosauria, Allosauroidea, Sinraptoridae
Named by:
Dong, Chang, Li and Zhou (1978)
Type species:
shangyouensis

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